The relationship between spouses can often be volatile. In fact, even couples who love each other very much can become embroiled in conflict. Though this conflict is rarely violent in nature, a doctor in Massachusetts was recently indicted for murder in a case involving his wife’s death.
Reports indicate that the 58-year-old man and the 45-year-old woman had only married months before her death after dating for several years. News report regarding the recent indictment claim that the woman was last seen in her home on a day in mid-May. Authorities stay they discovered her body in a pond located near the couple’s home.
Police claim that the doctor admitted to involvement in her death. According to reports, the doctor told investigators that he and his wife were in an argument when she struck him with an object. He reportedly told authorities that he then began to choke her. When he realized she was dead, according to accounts provided by law enforcement officers, he allegedly put rocks in her pants and placed her in a pond; the medical examiner says that the woman’s body had signs of being strangled. Investigators claim that the man gave them directions on where to locate the body after waiving his rights.
People in Massachusetts and across the country who are accused or suspected of a crime, especially one as serious murder, may feel unprepared to face questions posted by law enforcement officers on their own. Fortunately, there are experienced professionals who can help those who are under criminal investigation as they are questioned. With such a professional on their side, those who are the subject of such an investigation often feel more confident as they respond the police inquiries.